A mountain bike riding mugger attacked a man as he walked along Bromham Road in Bedford on Friday night.
The victim’s wallet and mobile phone were taken during the robbery which happened at around 11pm. Det Con Darren Armitage said: “The victim was shocked and upset by this needless violence aimed at him and we’re urging anyone who could help us find the man responsible to get in touch.”
The thief is white, around 26 years old, about 5ft 10in tall and of medium build. He was riding a mountain bike at the time of the incident.
Anyone with information can contact Det Con Armitage on 101, text 07786 200 011, or call Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.